Peer Navigators - San Diego Mesa College
Peer Navigators
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About the program

The Peer Navigator program is designed to support new students transition to Mesa who have just graduated from high school, have not attended college in the last three years, coming from Continuing Education, the Armed Forces, and adult learners who have not attended college. Peer Navigators help students through mentoring, monthly contacts, workshops, and events throughout the academic year. The program also helps Peer Navigators by building leadership skills, developing professionalism, and gaining new opportunities from being active at Mesa.


San Diego Mesa College Peer Navigator Program is designed to guide and mentor new students through their first year of college. Students will achieve academic success and personal development through peer support and empowerment while providing professional growth and learning opportunities for Peer Navigators.

The Peer Navigators

  • Serve as mentors to new students at Mesa
  • Play an important role in student success and equity
  • Support students with the transition to college and enhance their college experience
  • Experience leadership and new learning opportunities
  • Develop a strong foundation in professionalism 
  • Host events for students to build a sense-of-belonging in the community
  • Positively impact San Diego Mesa College students
  • Provide useful data to improve the program

Meet our peer navigators

Student Events and Activities

Browse our Events

Visit the avanza engagement center!

  • I4-203 (Located on the second floor of the Student Services Building)
  • Hours for the week of September 18 - September 22
      • Monday 9/18:       8:00AM - 2:00PM; 4:00PM - 7:00PM
      • Tuesday 9/19:      8:00AM - 7:00PM
      • Wednesday 9/20: 8:00AM - 11:30AM; 12:30PM - 6:00PM
      • Thursday 9/21:     8:00AM - 6:00PM
      • Friday 9/22:          10:00AM - 3:00PM

Contact: Agustin Rivera | (619) 388-5991 |